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Yesterday’s Police Presence at Fisherman’s Wharf

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Victoria, BC – Shortly after 4:00pm yesterday, VicPD members attended Fisherman’s Wharf for the report of shots fired.


Out of an abundance of caution, the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team was utilized along with VicPD K9 and the Crisis Negotiators. Officers were able to determine what vessel the man was aboard and quickly detained him without incident. There were no injuries.


A search didn’t reveal any evidence that it was in fact a gunshot and the man was released a short time later without charges.


Twenty-Three New Charges in Relation to Historical Sexual Assaults

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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08-30735 & 16-44414

Victoria, BC – Harry Charles Sadd faces twenty-three new charges in relation to a series of historical sexual assaults after multiple victims came forward to speak with investigators following the announcement of Sadd’s arrest in August of last year. Sadd was arrested on these new charges yesterday.